Today in Hip Hop History

Kool Herc

Father of Hip Hop”

 KoolHercHip Hop is the voice of this generation. Even if you didn’t grow up in the Bronx in the 70’s, Hip Hop is there for you. It has become a powerful force. Hip Hop binds all of these people,all of these nationalities, all over the world together- Kool Herc!
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Kool Herc is credit for extending the Break of the Beat the Get down section of the song by using two copies of the same Records. He played Old Funk, Soul and R&B as well as Reggae. The Break Beat laid the foundation for the Bboy’s (Break Dancers).

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On August 11, 1973, Kool Herc hosted a Back To School Jam at 1520 Sedgwick Ave “Rec Room from 9:00pm through 4:00am. Ladies $.25 Cent and Fella $.50 Cent. This event is credit for being the beginning of Hip Hop Culture. Kool-Herc-2

 Kool Herc went on Djing at Parties, Block Parties and House Parties with his huge PA system gathering all to enjoy his festivities. Becoming the first Hip Hop Deejay and starting a movement for Bboys/ Bgirl and Hip Hop itself, Herc is still a living legend and still enjoy going to Hip Hop events. 

 

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Hip Hop Against Violence 2016-17

JAM MASTER JAY FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH/EMBRACING A.R.M.S & HIP HOP ED 4 YOUTH
PRESENTS:
HIP HOP AGAINST VIOLENCES 2016-17

We are preparing for the 2016 HIP HOP AGAINST VIOLENCE School Tour Seminar and Workshop for 2016-17 School Year.

This year event Theme is Hip Hop Education and Mental Heath in the Inner-City community.
This year Topics will include:
-Importance of merging Hip Hop and Education
-Mental Health/ Counseling Service for our Youth and Families
-Anger Management/ Behavior Modification
-Leadership
-Guns Control and Violences
and Performances
We are looking forward for your support as we work towards Ending the Violence in our Community, Music Culture, and Youth/Teens.

PLEASE WATCH OUR VIDEO’S and TWO DOCUMENTARIES!

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to Slovo Magazine for the Article on Zulu Queen Michele

Thank you Slovo for Interviewing me for Hip Hop History Month.
Hip Hop Magazine SLOVO #23 with an interview of Zulu Queen Michele 

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You Can read the Article in different Language. 

Espanol 
Deutsch
Portugues (Brasil/ Portugal) 
French 
Italiano
Russian 

http://slovomag.com/index.php/magazine/357-qslovoq-23

http://issuu.com/slovomagazine/docs/slovo_23__english_language_